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Gender Equality in Colombia : Country Gender Assessment (English)

Achieving gender equality in Colombia is critical to the country’s future economic development and social cohesion; yet it remains an ongoing challenge. ... See More +

Working Paper 137862 JUN 14, 2019

Muller,Miriam; Olivieri,Sergio Daniel Disclosed

The Impacts of Labor Influx from Road Projects on Women and Girls in Rural Malawi : Hopes, Costs and Uneven Burden (English)

This study attempts to explore the impacts of labor influx related to roads construction on poor rural communities in Malawi with particular attention to the impacts on girls and women. ... See More +

Working Paper 136602 MAY 03, 2019

Muller,Miriam; Melibaeva,Sevara; Machado,Ana Luiza Disclosed

Making Inroads for Women : A Qualitative Study on Constraints and Opportunities of Women’s Equal Participation in the Roads Sector in Malawi (English)

The study aims to understand the constraints to women’s equal participation in the roads sector inMalawi to inform the development of interventions to promote gender equality in the sector. ... See More +

Working Paper 136570 MAY 01, 2019

Muller,Miriam; Melibaeva,Sevara; Machado,Ana Luiza; Casabonne,Ursula Disclosed

Gender Gaps in Peru : An Overview (English)

Closing the existing gender gaps will be required to boost shared prosperity and maximize poverty reduction efforts in Peru over the coming years. ... See More +

Report 137103 DEC 31, 2018

Muller,Miriam; Paz,Carmen de Disclosed

Gender Gaps in Ecuador : An Overview (English)

This review of gender issues aims to uncover the main gender gaps in the country, and to identify potential policy recommendations that could help closing them in the coming years. ... See More +

Report 137104 DEC 01, 2018

De Paula,Carmen; Muller,Miriam Disclosed

Gender Gaps in Bolivia : An Overview (English)

This review of gender issues aims to uncover the main gender gaps in the country, and to identify potential policy recommendations that could help closing them in the coming years.The note is an input to the development of a Gender Action Plan for the Andean Countries under the Gender Analysis Work Program.the note lays out a descriptive overview of gender gaps in endowments, economic opportunities and agency the explanation of the observed situation is outside the scope of this note.The note applies the analytical framework devised by the WDR 2012 on Gender Equality and Development. ... See More +

Report 137101 DEC 01, 2018

De Paula,Carmen; Muller,Miriam Disclosed

Towards Equal? Women in Central America (English)

Central America lags the rest of Latin America in outcomes related to women. The countries of Central America (Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama) have taken important steps toward increasing the inclusion of women and improving their social and economic outcomes. ... See More +

Working Paper 129492 AUG 01, 2018

Sousa,Liliana Do Couto; Muller,Miriam Disclosed

Gender Differences in Poverty in Colombia (English)

This note presents the gender poverty profiles for Colombia using a lifecycle approach. In Colombia, as in the vast majority of countries around the world, girls and boys are consistently poorer than adults and seniors. ... See More +

Report 137871 AUG 01, 2018

Muller,Miriam; Buitrago Hernandez,Sandra Paola; Pico Mejia,Julieth Carolina; Olivieri,Sergio Daniel Disclosed

Romania - gender assessment (English)

Gender equality is a core development objective in its own right, and it is also smart economics. Greater gender equality pays off by helping advance a host of development goals, such as improvements in children's health and education and better labor outcomes for adults, at the same time boosting overall economic growth (Morrison, Raju, and Sinha 2007 and World Bank 2011).For example, gender gaps in the Romanian labor market may be harming aggregate productivity due to inefficient use of female potential. ... See More +

Working Paper 126843 JUN 01, 2018

Alidadi,Farima; Buitrago Hernandez,Sandra Paola; Nozaki,Natsuko Kiso; Muller,Miriam Disclosed

"If it's already tough, imagine for me..." a qualitative perspective on youth out of school and out of work in Brazil (English)

Drawing on in-depth interviews with young women and men in rural and urban Brazil, this qualitative research explores gender dimensions in the causes and consequences of being "out of work and out of school." ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8358 MAR 02, 2018

Machado,Ana Luiza; Muller,Miriam Disclosed

'If it’s already tough, imagine for me' : a qualitative perspective on youth out of schooland out of work in Brazil (English)

Drawing on in-depth interviews with young women and men in rural and urban Brazil, this qualitative research explores gender dimensions in the causes and consequences of being ‘out of work and out of school.’ ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125675 MAR 01, 2018

Machado,Ana Luiza; Muller,Miriam Disclosed

Closing gender gaps in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

The Latin America and Caribbean region (LAC) has achieved substantial progress on gender equality in past decades. Gains have come in diverse areas: declines in fertility and maternal mortality, gender parity in primary school enrollment, and an increase in women’s participation in the workforce and politics, among others. ... See More +

128525 JAN 01, 2018

Muller,Miriam; Casabonne,Ursula Disclosed

Resilience or resignation : facing droughts and floods in rural, poor Bolivia (English)

Bolivia is a country with a vast geographical diversity, from a high plateau (altiplano) that reaches 3,000 meters above sea level to valleys at mid-altitude and tropical plains. ... See More +

Working Paper 122085 DEC 01, 2017

Genoni,Maria Eugenia; Ishizawa Escudero,Oscar Anil; Muller,Miriam; Casabonne,Ursula Disclosed

A snapshot of gender in Brazil today : institutions, outcomes, and a closer look at racial and geographic differences (English)

The Gender Diagnostic: ‘A Snapshot of Gender in Brazil Today: Institutions, Outcomes, and a Closer Look at Racial and Geographic Differences Gender issues in Brazil’ highlights progress on gender equality in the country and lays out the main areas of persisting challenges. ... See More +

Working Paper 112319 AUG 01, 2016

Mayer Gukovas,Renata; Muller,Miriam; Jaquetto Pereira,Ana Claudia; Reimao,Maira Emy Nakayama Disclosed

Enhancing youth skills and economic opportunities to reduce teenage pregnancy in Colombia (English)

The Government of Colombia (GoC) has identified teenage pregnancy as a priority issue. The current strategic framework to address teenage pregnancy in Colombia is outlined in the CONPES 147, effective from February 2012 until March 2014. ... See More +

Working Paper 97822 JUN 25, 2015

Gimenez Duarte,Lea R.; Van Wie,Sara Hause; Muller,Miriam; Schutte,Rebecca Fair; Rounseville,Megan Zella; Viveros Mendoza,Martha Celmira Disclosed

Roads to agency : effects of enhancing women’s participation in rural roads projects on women’s agency - a comparative assessment of rural transport projects in Argentina, Nicaragua, and Peru (English)

Infrastructure projects, and more specifically, roads construction, and maintenance are one of the core operations of the World Bank. However, despite the increase of gender mainstreaming efforts in transport projects little is known about the effects of these interventions on women’s agency defined as the ability to make effective choices and transform these choices into desired outcomes’. ... See More +

Working Paper 99173 JAN 01, 2015

Casabonne,Ursula; Jimenez Mota,Bexi Francina; Muller,Miriam Disclosed

Volatility and inequality as constraints to shared prosperity : Paraguay equity assessment (English)

Isolated by nature, and recovering from a period of historically low growth during the eighties and nineties, Paraguay faced many economic and social challenges at the beginning of the twenty first century. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS9297 JUN 01, 2014

Garriga, Santiago; Lopez-Calva, Luis Felipe; Lugo, Maria Ana; Giopp, Alejandro Medina; Muller, Miriam; Sousa, Liliana D. Disclosed

Teenage pregnancy and opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean on early child bearing, poverty, and economic achievement : Embarazo adolescente resumen 2013 (Spanish)

The pregnancy project sought to expose the existence, and challenge the validity, of stereotypes about Hispanic women. The charade explored the underlying motivations of the many who responded with a wide range of reactions. ... See More +

Working Paper 83167 JAN 01, 2013

Azevedo, Joao Pedro; Favara, Marta; Haddock, Sarah E.; Lopez-Calva, Luis F.; Muller, Miriam; Perova, Elizaveta English Disclosed

Teenage pregnancy and opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean on early child bearing, poverty, and economic achievement : Teenage pregnancy summary 2013 (English)

The pregnancy project sought to expose the existence, and challenge the validity, of stereotypes about Hispanic women. The charade explored the underlying motivations of the many who responded with a wide range of reactions. ... See More +

Working Paper 83167 JAN 01, 2012

Azevedo, Joao Pedro; Favara, Marta; Haddock, Sarah E.; Lopez-Calva, Luis F.; Muller, Miriam; Perova, Elizaveta Spanish Disclosed

Teenage pregnancy and opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean on early child bearing, poverty, and economic achievement (Vol. 2) : Teenage pregnancy book 2013 (English)

The pregnancy project sought to expose the existence, and challenge the validity, of stereotypes about Hispanic women. The charade explored the underlying motivations of the many who responded with a wide range of reactions. ... See More +

Working Paper 83167 JAN 01, 2012

Azevedo, Joao Pedro; Favara, Marta; Haddock, Sarah E.; Lopez-Calva, Luis F.; Muller, Miriam; Perova, Elizaveta Disclosed

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Gender Equality in Colombia : Country Gender Assessment (English)
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JUN 14, 2019 137862 Working Paper
The Impacts of Labor Influx from Road Projects on Women and Girls in Rural Malawi : Hopes, Costs and Uneven Burden (English)
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MAY 03, 2019 136602 Working Paper
Making Inroads for Women : A Qualitative Study on Constraints and Opportunities of Women’s Equal Participation in the Roads Sector in Malawi (English)
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MAY 01, 2019 136570 Working Paper
Gender Gaps in Peru : An Overview (English)
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DEC 31, 2018 137103 Report
Gender Gaps in Ecuador : An Overview (English)
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DEC 01, 2018 137104 Report
Gender Gaps in Bolivia : An Overview (English)
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DEC 01, 2018 137101 Report
Towards Equal? Women in Central America (English)
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AUG 01, 2018 129492 Working Paper
Gender Differences in Poverty in Colombia (English)
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AUG 01, 2018 137871 Report
Romania - gender assessment (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 126843 Working Paper
"If it's already tough, imagine for me..." a qualitative perspective on youth out of school and out of work in Brazil (English)
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MAR 02, 2018 WPS8358 Policy Research Working Paper
'If it’s already tough, imagine for me' : a qualitative perspective on youth out of schooland out of work in Brazil (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 125675 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Closing gender gaps in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 128525
Resilience or resignation : facing droughts and floods in rural, poor Bolivia (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 122085 Working Paper
A snapshot of gender in Brazil today : institutions, outcomes, and a closer look at racial and geographic differences (English)
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AUG 01, 2016 112319 Working Paper
Enhancing youth skills and economic opportunities to reduce teenage pregnancy in Colombia (English)
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JUN 25, 2015 97822 Working Paper
Roads to agency : effects of enhancing women’s participation in rural roads projects on women’s agency - a comparative assessment of rural transport projects in Argentina, Nicaragua, and Peru (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 99173 Working Paper
Volatility and inequality as constraints to shared prosperity : Paraguay equity assessment (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 ACS9297 Working Paper
Teenage pregnancy and opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean on early child bearing, poverty, and economic achievement : Embarazo adolescente resumen 2013 (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2013 83167 Working Paper English
Teenage pregnancy and opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean on early child bearing, poverty, and economic achievement : Teenage pregnancy summary 2013 (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 83167 Working Paper Spanish
Teenage pregnancy and opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean on early child bearing, poverty, and economic achievement (Vol. 2) : Teenage pregnancy book 2013 (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 83167 Working Paper